Frederick Ashton and His Ballets

1981

Le Rossignol
Lyric tale in three acts
M Igor Stravinsky (1908-1914)
Libretto by Igor Stravinsky and Stepan Mitusov, from the story by
Hans Christian Andersen
Production by John Dexter
SC David Hockney
Singers: Philip Creech, Gwendolyn Bradley, Ara Berberian, Lili Chookasian
D The Fisherman: Anthony Dowell; The Nightingale: Natalia Makarova
FP Metropolitan Opera, Metropolitan Opera House, New York NY,
3 December 1981

ST Royal Opera: D as above; FP Royal Opera House, London, 19 September 1983

ST Metropolitan Opera; R uncredited:
D The Nightingale: Julie Kent; The Fisherman: Damian Woetzel
FP Metropolitan Opera House, New York NY, 9 October 2003

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